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trifoliate

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EtymologyEdit

tri- (three) + Latin foliātus (leaved)[1]

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AdjectiveEdit

trifoliate (not comparable)

  1. (chiefly botany)[1] Having or comprising three leaves, leaflets, or (loosely) such similar structures, as the clover plant.[1]
  2. Comprising, abounding with, or featuring trefoils.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 trifoliate, a.” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [2nd Ed.; 1989]